Literally meaning: “a shoot, a sprout, a branch”
Origin: Anc Greek
στολή /stoli(=garment, equipment) > στέλλω/stelo(=arrange, to set in order, equip).
Attachment of stems and roots (plant dress).
A stolon is a colonizing prostrate organ that arises from near the base of the plant or an extension of the animal body usually giving rise to new organisms by budding. Aerial plant stolons, also called runners.